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to give key lawmakers an update on this investigation. president obama got an update. he was up overnight getting one. he gets another update telling aides to keep me posted and make sure that resources are getting where they need to go in boston. now, there was a huge event that was planned here today, emancipation day, big event in washington with a parade, a gospel concert. d.c. officials say despite what's happened there, despite the stepped-up security here, those events are still on. jon? >> tracie potts, thank you very much. we will continue to follow this story all morning long. it was a scene out there in boston. our very own terry mcsweeney will be live in that city. keeping an eye on the upcoming investigate. expecting an update in the 6:00 hour. >> 5:43. >> as tracy mentioned, the gang of eight will roll out the immigration bill. lawmakers say the bill will be filed today but without fanfare out of respect for the victims and families in the explosion in boston. the bipartisan bill will place the 11 million people in the country illegally on a path to citizenship. part of the
to president obama and a u.s. senator. police say that both letters tested positive for the deadly poison ricin. they were signed, i am kc, and i approve this message. they have been traced to a man near tupelo, mississippi. the letters were intercepted yesterday before they could reach their intended targets. >>> there was a measure that failed for more strict background checks for gun control. it was opposed by the national rifle association. the president blasted congress for killing the bill calling it a shameful day for washington. >> there were no coherent arguments as to why we wouldn't do this. it came down to politics. the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections. and so they caved to the pressure. and they started looking for an excuse, any excuse, to vote no. >> the president pinned the blame on a small minority of republican senators. however, five democrats also opposed the plan. >>> the wife of a former texas justice of the peace has been charged in connection with the murders of two district attorneys. 46-year-old kim williams is also
the person is from the front and if he might be relative. >> president obama vowed to find those responsible for the bombing. >> any responsible individuals, responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> reporter: white house officials say they are treating the bombings as an act of terrorism. and the fbi is is appealing to marathon spectators, anybody that may have planted themselves at the finish line may have taken video, any audio or field pictures, the fbi wants to see those to unveil any evidence and clues to help them figure this out. in boston, susan mcginnis back to you. >> thank you for the live report. we are getting a sense of the scrambling that went on with boston law enforcement after the blast. here's a listen. >> this is an emergency, i need officers. >> you need to stay off the air. you need to stay off the air. make your way over there. off the air and make your way over there. >> besides the two bombs that went off, at least one other device was reported in the area and was safety disarmed. another device turned out not to be a bomb after all. a man was take
't president obama let them? but the president's transportation department head says there was no other choice. >> we cut contracts, we eliminated temporary employees, we looked everywhere possible to avoid the kind of furloughs that are now taking place. >> reporter: he puts the blame on congress for agreeing to automatic, across the board budget cuts. >> now it's up to congress to look at a very dumb way of budgeting and change it. critics point to other areas of the faa they say could be cut instead of air traffic controllers, for example, a three billion airport improvement fund that so far hasn't been touched by the budget cs. char >>> much of the midwest is expecting rain today. that means more trouble for cities and towns along the mississippi river. they face serious flooding when the big river crests later this week. other areas underwater right now. dean reynolds in peoria illinois. the river is reaching a record high crest. >> good morning, charlie and norah. you can see peoria bracing for bad news. sandbags up along the illinois river and to the west
of arrested for is any poisonous letters to president obama. he will be charged with sending these rights and lease lende mil mentl problems. his wife says he is bipolar as probably not taking his madd's. he also sent one to roger wicker. >> we'll continue our live team coverage of the incidents unfold in massachusetts right now as the manhunt continues in boston. right now, walnut creek is looking good, we will be right back. at uatniversveity of phoenx we know the value of your education is where it can take you. [now arriving: city hospital] which is why we're proud to help connect our students with leading employers across the nation.. with leading employers across [next stop financial center] i loi ve these shoes. but buwhen they start hurting, i haveha to take them off. until tii found dr. scholl's for her. they sup sport and cushion my feet all day.y. this is ihappiness - happy feet. so, i', ve got energy and style all day. dr. sc. holl's for her . for foheels and flats. i'm i'a believer backflipfls and cartwheels.mile? love, wa, rmth. here, retry this. mmmm, ok! ching!g! i likeli
involvement in setting the interest of the letters to president obama and senator roger wicker as well as one to a mississippi judge. curtis is in detention and preliminary hearing began on friday and continues today. >> investigators and taxes have not determined a cause of the explosion that killed 14 people including 10 first responders and a fertilizer plant in west texas. investigators say they pinpointed where the blast originated. the mpeg damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and businesses leaving hundreds of people homeless and in need of help. authorities have also released 91 tapes that captured the initial panic after the fire and massive blast. >> there was some type of explosion and our house, all of the windows are completely blocked and. the walls, part of it is blown off. >>, down and take a deep breath. we are aware of the situation and we are sending people out there as soon as we can. >> city leaders allowed some residents to return to their homes are the weekend but they still face strict curfews. fire officials will hold a memorial service at baylor university on thursda
by president obama, vice president biden, and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. -- paying tribute to her congressional aide, gabe zimmerman. later, al sharpton's action network annual convention. >> probably the most tragic of all our first ladies. she hated the office. hated it with a passion. ,> they took to the white house they had eight rooms they had to furnish. >> but she spent much of her time writing letters. to her dead son. in her great grief she called him, my precious child, i must write to you even though you are never to see it or know it. a very poignant letter written by a grieving mother. >> they were on a train and there was a terrible accident. >> the train ride was very devastating for the family. an axelrod broke on the train and benny did not survive the crash. >> she concluded that this was god's judgment. that the loss of her son was god's punishment. >> the house was too much for her to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. she wasn't capable of taking care of a house. >> she was glad to leave the place. >> it was probably t
cross. cardinal john o'malley led the service, at the same cathedral where president obama spoke to hunt the mortars on thursday. on the altar set of photographs of the two women and one child killed, as well as the mit police officer was shot dead in the hunt for the suspect. cardinal o'malley chose not to mention the names of the suspects, but the city did not support the death penalty. >> here in the bay area. kindred delhi in martinez is showing support for young boston bombing aaron hern who was badly wounded by shrapnel. aaron dad, alan zhern , is a football coach of alhambra high school. the deli workers wore jerseys in support of the 11 year-old and his family. they're donating 50 percent of its sales to the family. aaron turner underwent several surges that boss until the hospital as we is expected to make a full recovery. >> after more than 3000 runners laced up their shoes to take part in the annual presidio 10 run at chrissy field. >> in the wake of the boston terror attacks, race organizers brought in extra security. for many of the the dispense this year's run had extra
the white house a bill for $8,000. that's how much it cost to protect president obama when he visited earlier this month. the president attended two events in the upscale town and raked in more than $3 million. atherton plans to send in in voices to the white house, the secret service, national committee and two households which hosted the private donner events. the president also stopped in san francisco but city leaders there say they do not plan on charging him. >>> the new span of the bay bridge is months away from opening and so is the new bikepath on the bridge. most of it anyway. the first two-thirds is a pedestrian walkway. it will open september 3rd, the same day cal tran plans to open the eastern end. the old bridge is in the way of the remaining third of that bikepath. a good day for a bike ride. lets look at the forecast. >> in for christina loren this morning. a warm day. flags are something we're keeping an eye on in san francisco. it's blowing offshore. still talk about temperatures warming nicely first half of the day 67 san francisco, later on the coast cooler 72 in.
. they have his picture on file. >> the time is 9:34 a.m.. the boston marathon obamas suspect faces federal charges that carry the possibility of the death penalty. from his hospital bed, dzhokhar tsarnaev is facing a judge. he is being charged with using and conspiring to use and at what the mass destruction resulted in does and malicious destruction of property resulting in death. >> we're also learning more about the tense final moments before is swat team finally captured him. here is one of them describing the moment. >> you could see one and was clear of any weapons, but each time he win back the away his hand went down inside the boat out of law review. he did that a couple of times as we were still approaching toward him. we got close enough that one. bolt of his hands were up because of the rocking back and forth, both of his hands were up and we could see that there were no weapons in him, no ignition devices. we broke away from the shield protective cover and we just rush them. we put hands on him, grabbed him and put hipulled him off the bo. >> the 19 year-old was arrested frida
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